When can you claim the lower rates of SDLT for mixed use when buying a house?
When you buy a house, you normally have to pay SDLT at rates between 2% […]
What is Code of Practice 9?
If you are suspected of committing fraud, HMRC will make a thorough investigation into your […]
HMRC: Time to pay arrangements if you have used a defeated tax scheme
Have you paid your tax bill on time? If you or your business is late […]
What are the penalties for tax evasion?
You may have heard about high-profile celebrities and personalities being involved in tax evasion scandals […]
How do stamp duty avoidance schemes work?
Buying property can often be a complex and expensive process, not least because of the […]
FA 2018 update to the 3% additional charge
Read my guide to the 3% additional SDLT charge now updated for the changes made […]
Costs awards in the FTT
This decision in my own penalty appeal emphasises the importance of HMRC keeping an open […]
Tax Journal: Patrick’s analysis of recent JR’s of HMRC search warrants
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A material misrepresentation of facts by HMRC leads to search warrants quashed and search declared unlawful
Patrick Cannon recently acted jointly for the taxpayers in successfully challenging by way of a […]